What Happened on June 17, 1976

Historical Events

  • ABA (Nets, Pacers, Nuggets & Spurs) merges into NBA
  • Indonesia annexes Portuguese East-Timor
  • Soweto Uprising: Government deploys armed military to quell student protests; hundreds of civilians and children killed
1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Sven Nys, Belgian mountainbiker & cyclo-crosser, born in Bonheiden, Belgium
Born in 1976

About June 17, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Silly Love Songs - Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Combine Harvester (Brand New Key) - Wurzels